U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley Announces Resignation

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced she is resigning her post at the end of the year. The announcement was made this morning during a meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office at the White House. “She’s done a fantastic job and we’ve done a fantastic job together. We’ve solved a […]

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U.S., Canada and Mexico Reach Agreement on New “NAFTA”

President Trump announced the U.S. has reached a deal with the governments of Mexico and Canada on a new trade agreement meant to replace NAFTA, the twenty-five-year-old pact that Mr. Trump campaigned against during the 2016 election. The announcement was made from the Rose Garden at the White House. The President was joined by Republican […]

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Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years for Sexual Assault

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby was sentenced today to three to ten years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting an actress at his home in 2004. Cosby was taken directly into custody in handcuffs, and his bail revoked, once the verdict was announced. “This was a serious crime,” Judge Steven O’Neill of Montgomery County, […]

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Married Men Make More Than Any Other Group, Study Finds

According to a study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, married men earn more than married women, unmarried men and unmarried women. The difference can be as much as 80%. The data shows that for workers with a least high school diploma, there are no differences in wages among single workers. Workers […]

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Nearly 40% of American Adults are Obese New Survey Shows

According to a recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 18.5% of American children and 39.6% of American adults were classified as obese as of 2015-2016, the most recent years for which statistics are available. The results are statistically unchanged from the previous period of 2013-2014 but are about 30% higher than they were in […]

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President Trump Urges Jeff Sessions to Find Anti-Trump Op-Ed Author

President Donald Trump has instructed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to find the author of an anonymous op-ed published in The New York Times last week. The piece, purportedly written by a senior administration official, claims several administration officials are actively working to thwart President Trump’s agenda. “President Trump is facing a test to his presidency […]

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Nike Confirms it Will Air New Kaepernick Ad in NFL’s Season Opener

Nike has signed controversial former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a multi-year, multi-million dollar endorsement deal. Reports are that Kaepernick’s deal is structured to mirror deals of current, active, star-level NFL players. He will have his own apparel line consisting of clothing and shoes, and receive “millions per year plus royalties.” Kaepernick first caught the […]

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California to Do Away with Cash Bail System

In sweeping reforms announced this week the state of California has done away with its cash bail system. Release from custody for defendants will be determined by a public-risk assessment conducted by court employees or a contracted public agency. The move is intended to address what reformers consider inequalities in the bail system. “Today, California […]

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Republican Maverick Senator John McCain Dead at 81

Six-term Senator from Arizona John McCain died yesterday. He was 81 years old. McCain had been battling gioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, for more than a year. On Friday his family announced he would discontinue treatment because the “progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age” had delivered “their verdict,” they said. […]

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